Movement

Oh no! Inevitable Loss of Muscle (Sarcopenia) as We Age?

Is this another case of “it’s always something” to worry about?  Can we not have some good news in these troubled times?  In an attempt to stop anyone going into anxiety and depression over this, let’s say this… It does happen, but it is good to be informed about how it happens, so that there…

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Power Fidgeting…The Key to Weight Loss and Health?

Ever hear or read that people who have a fidgeting habit tend to be more lean?  Have an easier time losing weight?  May even be healthier?  Let’s take a close look at fidgeting.  Does it help you reach the often recommended guidelines for exercising moderately 150 minutes a week?  By the way, that guideline is…

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Stuck Standing In Line At Cosco?

Here’s How To Make the Best of It! Well, we are still here…the new normal. And, it’s not all that great. For most of us, it’s getting just a little bit old. Maybe a lot old. This seems to be made even more difficult by rumors of re-openings. When will that be? What will it…

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Need to Workout at Home? Some Ideas …

First of all, I would like to extend my condolences to all who are struggling with this new situation. I imagine that is everyone, for all sorts of reasons. At the same time, it is a chance for us all to step up to the plate and think of those around us who may be…

Health and Nutrition | Movement

The Elevated Status of Being Sedentary

Please excuse the “bait and switch” tactic here, but I wanted to get your attention. In case you didn’t know it, sedentary behavior (a.k.a., sitting around a lot) has been given its own niche on the list of risk factors for, um, death. In the meantime, there is a quality of life issue with sitting….

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Why Squats Can Be Tricky

Let’s face it…unless you are one of the unfortunate few that is in bed all day, we are all squatters. Every day. All the time. It’s not just for gym rats or boot camp aficionados. You use it to get up down from a chair or the toilet, to name two of the most basic…